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Hoeven: Senators mulling multiple ways to speed up Keystone XL approval

AGC SmartBrief - February 5, 2014 - 9:43am
Keystone XL supporters in the Senate may introduce a bill that would set a deadline for President Barack Obama to approve the -More
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Shuster nixes gas-tax hike; backs vehicle-miles-driven tax

AGC SmartBrief - February 5, 2014 - 9:43am
A tax on vehicle-miles traveled is being supported by House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster -More
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Construction State Law Matrix

AGC SmartBrief - February 5, 2014 - 9:43am
The Construction State Law Matrix is the most comprehensive, definitive and concise publication available, covering all aspec -More
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AGC’s Advanced Management Program

AGC SmartBrief - February 5, 2014 - 9:43am
For construction leaders on the rise, no program is more comprehensive and uniquely focused than AGC's Advanced Management Pr -More
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History is the unfolding of miscalculation.

AGC SmartBrief - February 5, 2014 - 9:43am
Barbara W. Tuchman, American historian -More
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Keystone XL pipeline gets boost from State Department report

AGC SmartBrief - February 3, 2014 - 9:49am
A recent State Department report about the proposed Keystone XL pipeline found building the 1,179-mile-long pipeline from wes -More
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Seattle tunnel update: Bertha overheats after advancing 4 feet

AGC SmartBrief - February 3, 2014 - 9:49am
After advancing a total of four feet last week, Bertha, the tunnel-boring machine at work on Seattle's Highway 99 tunnel proj -More
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Judge delays demolition of Harmon Hotel in Las Vegas

AGC SmartBrief - February 3, 2014 - 9:49am
The razing of the half-built Harmon Hotel tower in Las Vegas has been postponed by an order from Clark County District Judge  -More
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New funding formula could restart work on $698M dam project in Tenn.

AGC SmartBrief - February 3, 2014 - 9:49am
Work on the stalled $698 million Chickamauga Lock project at the Chickamauga Dam in Tennessee -- and other structures that "p -More
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ExxonMobil to build rail terminal to transport Canadian oil sands

AGC SmartBrief - February 3, 2014 - 9:49am
ExxonMobil unveiled a plan on Thursday to build a $250 million rail terminal in Alberta to transport Canadian oil sands to th -More
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Ind. university announces $400M arena expansion project

AGC SmartBrief - February 3, 2014 - 9:49am
Indiana's University of Notre Dame has unveiled plans for a $400 million expansion project that will involve the addition of  -More

On Center Software—First Name in Construction Automation
Announcing the latest release of On Center Software's solutions: On-Screen Takeoff®, Quick Bid®, and Digital Production Control™. New features include: enhanced secure licensing, Windows 8 compatibility, ESXi support, more annotation options, more flexibility with On-Screen Takeoff legend, and more tabs on markups detail and materials tab.

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Work on new concrete types continues

AGC SmartBrief - February 3, 2014 - 9:49am
Green-building startup bioMason has developed concrete that uses bacterial colonies to "grow" bricks.  -More
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Immigration plan from House wins acclaim from construction groups

AGC SmartBrief - February 3, 2014 - 9:49am
An outline aimed at immigration overhaul developed by the House of Representatives has earned acclaim from the Associated Gen -More
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5 steps to a successful incident-investigation package

AGC SmartBrief - February 3, 2014 - 9:49am
Accidents occur on construction jobsites every day. Incident investigations determine how and why these failures occur.  -More
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Visit the Constructor Marketplace today

AGC SmartBrief - February 3, 2014 - 9:49am
The Constructor Marketplace saves you time and money by listing product-specific vendors and service providers within the con -More
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Life has a funny way of becoming ordinary as soon as it can.

AGC SmartBrief - February 3, 2014 - 9:49am
Colm Toibin, Irish writer -More
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Super crane for new Tappan Zee Bridge arrives in N.Y. harbor

AGC SmartBrief - January 31, 2014 - 9:46am
The Left Coast Lifter, the massive floating crane that will help construct the new Tappan Zee Bridge in New York has arrived  -More
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Collapse of construction boom leads to fatal accident at Texas job site

AGC SmartBrief - January 31, 2014 - 9:46am
A construction worker tethered to a construction boom on a floating dock in a Texas river died when the lift equipment collap -More
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4 teams vie for $608M South Capitol Street Corridor project in D.C.

AGC SmartBrief - January 31, 2014 - 9:46am
Four contractor teams are in the running to build parts one and two of the South Capitol Street Corridor project in Washingto -More
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1,800 construction jobs on the line for mixed-use project in Boston

AGC SmartBrief - January 31, 2014 - 9:46am
The developer of the $500 million Fenway Center mixed-use project in Boston has requested a $7.8 million tax break from the c -More
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